Kevin Collins is a musician and record producer in Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada. He has released 6 Irish/Newfoundland Albums, 4 Country Albums, 1 Gospel Album, and 1 Christmas Album. He also owns and operates Sawyer Hill Productions.
He was spotlighted on a CBC national telecast, "Country Sessions: in 1980. He was also featured in a CBC music documentary while in Nashville, TN in 1992. In 1992, Collins was voted by the people of Newfoundland and Labrador as "Best Solo Artist" in Newfoundland and Labrador. In 1993, Collins was the "opening act" for country artist, Michelle Wright. In 1994, Collins recorded his second country album entitled, "Follow The Wind" in Nashville, TN with grammy award winner Al Delorey. This album earned him a nomination as "Best Country Artist" at the East Coast Music Awards. In 1996, Collins once again traveled to Nashville, TN, where he completed his sixth CD. This new country CD was entitled, "Wildfire". He toured across Canada from 1994 to 1998. Collins' country CD, "Jump In And Swim" has been named "CD of the Month" (February 2005) in Country Music Roundup Magazine in Britain. His music is now being played on radio stations throughout Europe.
1 Early years,
2 Sawyer Hill Productions,
Collins started singing at the age of six, and started performing at age 13. Spending a lot of his time at his grandmothers house, he learned to have great respect for his elders. One of his releases entitled, "My Old Homestead" was dedicated to his grandmother. On a trip to Boston, with his grandmother, eight year old Collins, performed on stage with Leroy Van Dyke and received a standing ovation. He married Roseanne (Pomeroy) Collins from Great Paradise, Placentia Bay, Newfoundland on March 17, 1984.
Sawyer Hill Productions:
Collins owns and operates Sawyer Hill Productions, a 32 track digital recording studio. This studio has been recently up-dated with state-of-the-art digital equipment that boasts wonderful production quality. It has been extremely busy recording other artists as well as completing Collins' own releases. Duplication services are also available for CD's and DVD's.